When things heat up, we can
blame the heat—and our reaction—on a little critter.Our lizard brain!Otherwise known as the amygdala,
it holds emotional memory—fear, anger—and ‘helps’ us react without
thinking.Seth Godin—the author and
blogger whose TED Talks are very popular—calls it our ‘lizard brain.’ He says, “Your lizard brain is here to
stay.Your job is to figure out how to
quiet it and ignore it.”
Your communication connection, Jan works with professionals who want to positively influence the responses they receive whether they’re leading a team or working with peers; speaking before a group or one-to-one; motivating or giving feedback to staff; serving clients, customers or patients; or promoting a concept or service.
A speaker and trainer, Jan has earned the Certified Speaking Professional (CSP) designation—the speaking profession’s international measure of speaking experience and skill. Fewer than 12 % of the 5,000+ speakers worldwide, who belong to the 14 member associations of the Global Speakers Federation (GSF), currently hold this professional designation.
Jan creates customized programs for clients in a variety of industries ranging from healthcare to construction and accounting to parks & recreation. You can find descriptions of Jan's programs at her website.